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Sheikh Rasheed As Witness Against Khaqan in LNG Case

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed, has turned up as a witness against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi accused in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) case on Tuesday.

Major progress was made in the corruption reference against Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other accused persons as Sheikh Rasheed became a witness in the LNG contract case.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will produce an overall 59 witnesses in the court. The petitioner Sheikh Rasheed will be the first witness in the case.

Four officers of power ministry including Hassan Bhatti, Nawaz Ahmed Virk, Abdul Rasheed Jokhio and Umer Saeed are also among the witnesses.

Moreover, acting general manager of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Fasihuddin and the director of Port Qasim Authority, Jamil Ahmed, will also testify in the court.